The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 229 248 241
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 25 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6067 6853 6386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.75% 98.07% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5675 4937
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +17 17 £35,000 -3.44% 4
South Yorkshire +7 5 £27,500 -27.63%
East Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 - 2
North Yorkshire +9 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Selenium
3 19 (40.43%) Java
4 18 (38.30%) Cucumber
5 15 (31.91%) BDD
5 15 (31.91%) QA
5 15 (31.91%) JMeter
6 14 (29.79%) ISEB
6 14 (29.79%) TDD
6 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
7 13 (27.66%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
9 8 (17.02%) C#
9 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.02%) SoapUI
9 8 (17.02%) NeoLoad
10 7 (14.89%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) Python
11 6 (12.77%) SQL
12 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.64%) Web Services
12 5 (10.64%) XML
12 5 (10.64%) Linux
12 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
12 5 (10.64%) PHP
13 4 (8.51%) E-business

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Selenium
2 18 (38.30%) Cucumber
3 15 (31.91%) JMeter
4 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
5 8 (17.02%) NeoLoad
5 8 (17.02%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 2 (4.26%) TestNG
8 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
8 1 (2.13%) Hudson
8 1 (2.13%) JIRA
8 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.13%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) BDD
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.51%) E-business
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.51%) QA Automation
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Stress Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
10 1 (2.13%) API Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Defect Management
10 1 (2.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) ISEB
1 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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